$50,917
Avg. Salary
$17.80
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,470

Bonus

$2,948

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Legal Secretary with Typing skills is $17.80 per hour.

The average pay for a Legal Secretary with Typing skills is $50,917 per year.

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$11.83
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$17.80
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$31.27
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MEDIAN $17.80
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$31k
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$77k
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MEDIAN $50,917
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$0$76K
Salary $31,190 - $76,666
Bonus $479 - $4,943
Profit Sharing $755 - $7,127
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,334 - $75,153
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,102
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $11.83 - $31.27
Overtime $21.92 - $61.52
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $479 - $4,943
Profit Sharing $755 - $7,127
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$27,334 - $75,153
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 863

Job Description for Legal Secretary

Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pleadings, briefs, technical papers, letters to various parties, and memos, among other documents, and must ensure that all legal documents are free of grammatical errors and typos. They may also accompany lawyers to courts to assist in hearings.

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Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary

Pay by Experience for a Legal Secretary has a positive trend. An entry-level Legal Secretary with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 301 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Legal Secretary with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 199 salaries. An experienced Legal Secretary which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 338 salaries. A Legal Secretary with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 368 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,156

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 497 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
38%

Experience Affects Legal Secretary Salaries

▲24%

▲7%

National Average
$45,000

Mid-Career
▼9%

▼30%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 497 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 66%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 38%
no benefits
None: 33%